Crews called as body found

Police were called after a body was found at an address on Caunce Street in Blackpool.
Police were called after a body was found at an address on Caunce Street in Blackpool.
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A MAN was found dead in his home by police after neighbours became concerned for his whereabouts.

Officers discovered the body of the 41-year-old man, named locally as Ian, at his Caunce Street flat in Blackpool at 5.35pm yesterday.

He is believed to have been there for several days.

Police today confirmed they are not treating the death as suspicious.

One Caunce Street neighbour, who declined to be named, said: “I’ve only seen him a few times because he just moved in a couple of weeks ago,

“He managed to get the flat from a friend and the last time I saw him was on Friday.

“Nobody had seen him for a while and everyone was hoping he would get in touch.”

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said officers called in ambulance crews once they discovered the body.

She added: “We were called to Caunce Street at 5.35pm yesterday after reports of concern for his safety from his landlord.

“Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

“He could have been there for a number of days.”

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